Dr. Arien J. Smith, MD

Dr. Arien J. Smith, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 40 years old

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Dr. Smith's Review Details
3.9 based on 23 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
     (23)
  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Smith
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (23)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (23)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (22)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (23)
Dr. Smith's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (22)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (22)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (22)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (18)
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in New Jersey |
Me intervino quieurgicamente, excelente, me gustaria contactarlo, necesito de sus servicios, a.mi me devolvió la vida, porfavor ayudenme a hubicarlo, gracias y bendiciones
in Hackensack, NJ |
Did not follow up and I was left worse than before.
in Bayonne, NJ |
Dr. Smith took one look at an incision from a surgery done by another doctor and did emergency surgery to remove a spinal cord stimulator. It was loaded iwith infection. thank you to him for acting so quickly.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Vertebroplasty

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University Yale School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Smith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Smith's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Smith

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.